Verified Plastic Surgeon
Mr Matthew Peters

Matthew Peters

  • Valley Plastic Surgery
  • Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia
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Dr Matthew Peters BSc MBBS FRACS (Plast.)

Dr Matthew Peters is a specialist plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Valley Plastic Surgery in Brisbane. He is available for consultations in Fortitude Valley and at North West Private Hospital. Undertaking training in both Queensland and abroad, he is highly regarded for his aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, body contouring surgery, complex trauma and reconstructive surgery, and skin cancer surgery.

Dr Peters is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.

In addition to his busy private practice workload, Dr Peters is Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital. He co-ordinates one of the only publicly-funded plastic surgery breast clinics in Queensland, providing reconstructive services for cancer, trauma, congenital and complex cosmetic breast complication cases.

Dr Peters is committed to ensuring his patients have access to the latest advances in plastic surgery, regularly attending local and international conferences and workshops. He is actively involved in education, as both a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland School of Medicine, and also as the regional co-ordinator of the Queensland plastic surgery trainee tutorial programme.

Highly regarded for his surgical skills and personal approach, Dr Peters will make you feel comfortable at a time when care and attention is required.

Specific techniques;

Breast augmentation (primary) - customised dual plane placement with textured anatomical (tear drop) implants and intraoperative sizer use

Breast augmentation (revisionary) - neopocket or 'internal bra' fixation / capsular flaps / +/- acellular dermal matrix with placement of new implant

Breast augmentation (revisionary) - implant removal / capsulectomy without placement of new implant

Breast augmentation (revisionary) - implant removal / capsulectomy + breast lift procedure

Breast lift - vertical (short scar) or wise-pattern skin excision / superomedial pedicle or central mound

Breast lift + augmentation - customised dual plane anatomical or round implant with intraoperative sizer use + vertical (short scar) or wise-pattern skin excision

Breast reduction - wise-pattern skin excision / superomedial pedicle

Combination procedures for breast asymmetry (implant / lift / reduction techniques)

Tuberous breast correction

Breast reconstruction - alloplastic (air expander + anatomical (tear drop) implant +/- acellular dermal matrix)

Breast reconstruction - autologous (TRAM / DIEP flap)

Breast reconstruction - combination (air expander / implant + lat dorsi muscle)

Breast reconstruction - fat grafting

Breast reconstruction - revisionary symmetrising procedures

Nipple reconstruction

Nipple inversion correction

Nipple / areolar reduction

Male breast reduction (gynaecomastia) - liposuction +/- open breast reduction techniques

Abdominoplasty - low scar placement with reconstruction of rectus muscle separation +/- mons pubis reduction

Mons reduction - liposuction or open via mini-abdominoplasty approach


Body lift

Brachioplasty (arm reduction)

Back bra lift (back bra-line tissue excess removal)

Thoracoplasty (armpit / axilla reduction)

Medial thigh reduction - boomerang incision +/- liposuction



Bachelor of Science (University of Queensland)
Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (University of Queensland)
Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Plastic surgery)
Member - Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member - Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Member - International Society of Plastic Regenerative Surgery